May 07, 2017

Coping With Midcareer Malaise

How to assist professors through the post-tenure blues.

After tenure, many faculty members feel unmotivated. Here’s how to keep them on track.

Career forums, one-on-one counseling sessions, and other simple efforts can help faculty members stay motivated.

After surviving the big push to permanency, taking an intellectual breather helped me rediscover my passion for the profession.

Are you a synergistic citizen, an independent agent, a weary citizen, or just plain disgruntled?

A Harvard study analyzed how midlevel professors feel about their jobs. They rate their satisfaction with numerous aspects lower than do both full and assistant professors.

Studies that examine the challenges facing associate professors go back years. But some scholars argue that the findings have been ignored.